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Pencil and Ink Drawing - Stained Glass Design - Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women' - Phyllis And Hypermnestra

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P519
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1864 - 1864

Maker Information

Artist:Sir Edward Burne-Jones - View biography for Sir Edward Burne-Jones


One of seven designs in Birmingham's collection for Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women', six of which were used in the bay window of the Combination Room at Peterhouse College, Cambridge.
This image of Phyllis was also used for a colour tile executed by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. in 1864.

Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Peterhouse Cambridge Chaucer
Medium:Pen and ink, brown wash over pencil on cream-toned paper, laid down.

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Height:435 mm
Width:439 mm